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Food allergies occur when the immune system identifies the proteins contained within food as foreign bodies and mounts an attack in the same way as it does when microbes and bacteria are detected.
Increase in students with food allergies

Increase in students with food allergies

Researchers determine potentially safer way to diagnose food allergy

Researchers determine potentially safer way to diagnose food allergy

New process removes allergy potential from peanut products

New process removes allergy potential from peanut products

Highly refined soybean oil does not cause reactions in people who are allergic to soybeans

Highly refined soybean oil does not cause reactions in people who are allergic to soybeans

Lack of clear definition for anaphylaxis puts millions at risk

Lack of clear definition for anaphylaxis puts millions at risk

Study indicating that gastric acid inhibitors can provoke food allergies

Study indicating that gastric acid inhibitors can provoke food allergies

New allergen working group in New Zealand

New allergen working group in New Zealand

Transport route explain why peanuts are one of the most allergenic foods

Transport route explain why peanuts are one of the most allergenic foods

Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

Vaccine provides new hope to the millions of people who suffer from food allergies

Food allergies are a growing health and safety concern in the classroom

Food allergies are a growing health and safety concern in the classroom

Industry briefing on food allergy

Industry briefing on food allergy

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

Children who have severe allergic reactions when stung by bees should receive venom immunotherapy

Major campaign victory will create safer environments for children with food allergies

Major campaign victory will create safer environments for children with food allergies

Seafood is the most common food allergy in the U.S.

Seafood is the most common food allergy in the U.S.

Kiwi fruit appears to be a significant food allergen capable of causing severe reactions

Kiwi fruit appears to be a significant food allergen capable of causing severe reactions

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

New research offers clues into how the body controls appetite and food intake

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response  from fruit

Oral allergy syndrome, allergic response from fruit

All Black urges allergy sufferers to play it safe

All Black urges allergy sufferers to play it safe

Most soaps and household cleaners will remove enough peanut allergen

Most soaps and household cleaners will remove enough peanut allergen

Discovery of  immune system malfunction that plays a profound role in food allergy

Discovery of immune system malfunction that plays a profound role in food allergy